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Jefferson Community School (Charter School)

Charter | 6-8 | 4 students

 

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Posted June 21, 2011

I went to this school and it's great. If I didn't go to Jefferson Community I would not be going to college now. So I would like to think every person who helped me there.


Posted October 24, 2004

My son attends JCS and I am very pleased and greatful for the staff there. I am most thankful for all the people who have made this school possible to have been available to him. He now has an oppurtunity to return back to school one day. The positive praise is really wonderful.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 70% in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
48%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
53%
Science

The state average for Science was 65% in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
47%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 68% in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
73%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
43%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
43%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
38%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
77%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
28%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
28%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
33%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
48%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program for the 21st Century (LEAP 21) to assess students in grades 4 and 8 in math, English language arts, science and social studies. The LEAP 21 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 60% 45%
White 40% 49%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 3%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Male 1100%N/A51%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 270%N/A66%
Female 10%N/A49%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2010-2011

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  • Positive Behavior Support Model School (2007)
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School basics

School start time
  • 8:00
School end time
  • 3:00
School Leader's name
  • Glenn Gennaro
Fax number
  • (504) 828-6888

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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3528 Monford Street
Jefferson, LA 70121
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Phone: (504) 836-0808

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